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Indiana Museums Participating in Museum Day – Sept. 24, 2011

Take a day-trip on September 24 and visit a new museum, for free! Download your ticket here: Free Museum Day is September 24 and that means you can get free admission to 34 Indiana museums. The full list of Indiana Read more >

Red/Black Exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum

Indiana Black Expo’s Summer Celebration is right around the corner. There are many fantastic programs and events scheduled, but one that might not come to mind is the Red/Black exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum. This is a ground-breaking exhibit that Read more >

Morgan’s Raid on Indiana, What Would You Do?

John Elder, the 1863 Civil War Journey Guest Experience Manager sets the scene for Morgan’s Raid on Indiana. Do you stay and defend your home or do you grab your gun and defend your state? Join us this Saturday and Read more >

Discover new art at Nickel Plate Arts Weekend

The Hamilton County Artists’ Association and other artists from Fishers to Tipton are joining together to host the first Nickel Plate Arts Weekend from June 3 to 5.  The way the weekend works is pretty simple, and pretty special for Read more >

Splashing around at Brown County State Park’s aquatic center

Do you find yourself looking for the perfect antidote to the winter blues beginning to creep in now that the holidays are over? Nothing screams summer fun like a trip down a waterslide and a splash in the pool. But Read more >

Time traveling at the Indiana Historical Society

I have had the pleasure of visiting the Indiana Historical Society’s gorgeous building along the Canal Walk in downtown Indianapolis several times in the past for various events. But I had never explored its exhibits, so I was excited when my Read more >

The lakes of Brown County

I’ve heard that the dry August/September we have experienced throughout most of Indiana may impact the vibrant colors of the fall foliage.  While Brown County may be the go-to spot for beautiful autumn scenery in the Hoosier state, don’t let what may Read more >

Freedom Field: Where everyone can play

As you approach Freedom Field in Columbus, Indiana, it appears out of a sea of soccer fields like a mirage of childhood wonderment.  This innovative 1.5 acre playground inspired a chorus of “oohs” and “aahs” from my 3-year-old nephew when Read more >

A morning at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge

When you make plans to visit a wildlife refuge, you naturally have expectations of thriving ecosystems and animal encounters.  Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, located near Seymour, Indiana lives up to that.  As we pulled into the entrance, we were greeted Read more >